Sports Briefs

Sports Briefs 3-9-17

 DVYAA baseball

Registration for spring baseball is open for Ages 5- 12.  Come to the DVYAA clubhouse, 18th and Johnston streets from Monday through  Friday from 6–7  p.m. or Saturday from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. or register online at dvyaa.com. Returning players must register each year.

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Sports Briefs 3-02-17

NFL Draft Experience 

The NFL Draft will be held in Philadelphia from April 27-29, and to celebrate one of the most anticipated sporting events of the spring, the NFL is transforming part of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway into the NFL Draft Experience presented By Dannon Oikos Triple Zero, a free expansive outdoor football festival. The hours of operation  will be noon-11 p.m. (April 27 and 28)  and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (April 29). Visit visit NFL.com/draftexperienc

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Sports Briefs 2-23-17

Jerla honored 

Marist College junior pitcher Charlie Jerla (Neumann-Goretti) was named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week on Tuesday. The award, which is the first of his career, is a result of his dominating performance against the Bucknell Bison. The right-hander pitched 5.2 inning of shutout baseball, and allowed just two hits to go along with eight strikeouts. The Red Foxes won the game, 5-0.  

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Sports Briefs 2-16-17

American Legion Ball

Tryouts for the Taney Jr. American Legion baseball season will occur 4 p.m. Feb. 25 at South Philly Sports Training, 1401 S. 25th St. Call Lou Cammisa at 215-868-2775 or lcammisa@verizon.net. 

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Sports Briefs 2-09-17

American Legion Ball
Tryouts for the Taney Jr. American Legion baseball season will occur 4 p.m. Feb. 25 at South Philly Sports Training, 1401 S. 25th St. Contact Lou Cammisa at 215-868-2775 or lcammisa@verizon.net.

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Sports Briefs 2-2-16

Basketball opportunities
UYA and Philadelphia Ball Hawks are overseeing a 14-and-younger and High School Basketball League at Marian Anderson Recreation Center, 744 S. 17th St. The cost is $10 for an individual player. A free basketball skills clinic for 14-and-younger girls occurs at 10 a.m. Saturdays. Contact coach Lorraine, 267-278-9473 or coach Art, 215-768-3842.

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Sports Briefs 1-26-17

Biddy basketball

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100 wins for Bey

Boys’ varsity basketball coach Kenyatta Bey notched his 100th victory Monday when his Universal Audenried Charter High School hoopsters notched a 92-48 win on their home court at 33rd and Tasker streets. 

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Two thousand points of light

On Tuesday afternoon, Universal Audenried Charter High School senior Nisheem McNeal-Wright became the third player in program history to score over 1,000 points. The guard reached the plateau in an 84-66 home win over Sankofa Freedom Charter School. That night, Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School senior center Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree also hit the milestone number in a 70-42 victory over Father Judge High School, becoming the 19th player in school history to do so. SPR

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Sports briefs 1-12-2017

The South Philadelphia Tennis Association held a coed holiday mini camp for ages seven to 12 at Capitolo Playground, 900 Federal St.

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